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NBC
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
in the past 50 years we have witnessed what i'd like to call the nonviolent revolution in america, a revolution of values, a revolution of ideas, and our country is a better country. >> you know, the president will speak on wednesday in the same spot. he'll mark 50 years since the i have a dream speech. we've talked over the years, and you told me about a year and a half ago in your view a lot of people can't get comfortable with the idea of an african-american president even though what a testament to the progress and the dream that dr. king had. and you even said during your speech yesterday there are forces, there are people who want to take us back. what specifically are you talking about? >> well, i hear people over and over again saying we want to take our country back. take it back where? where are we going? we need to go forward. we've made so much progress. i often think -- when i was growing up, i thought it was science that said white men, colored men, white women, colored women, colored waiting, those signs are gone. when i first came to washington in 1961, the same ye
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
for equality and economic progress and issued a challenge to america -- to live up to its democratic ideals. how does america measure up today? i'll ask our guests, civil rights pioneer and georgia congressman john lewis, mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secreta
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:30am EDT
, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. mission. >>
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:30pm EDT
, and our community is hotly debating the state of black women in america. >> yeah, and the stream he only tackle light hearted topics, like race. and of course our unopinioned audience has their feedback. so you the viewer at home. we know you have opinions on this subject. we know it. and out there this show be sure to join the discussion, because you are the third host of the show, by tweeting us. >> black power is for black men. recently that hashtag sparked debate across the country. black women used it to show how they are left out of the community. we talked with civil rights leader gloeshia richardson about the march on washington. she actually spoke there, and she was added to the program at the march on washington following a lot of criticism that women aren't invited. >> they called the women very late in the march, as least as far as i was concerned. i understand that ann arnold hedgeman has fought to have women represented. >> so she said she realized the role of women at the march wasn't what it seemed. >> they had a separate place for women to march from. i was left in the t
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 1:00am PDT
. but they learned how to drill sideways, america has much more and cheaper natural gas. this means families pay less to heat their homes. soon america may be self-sufficient in energy. also, if you are worried about global warming, burning natural gas releases less greenhouse gas than oil or coal. >> flack go feels wrong. it feels like you are pumping stuff into mother earth. >> john: a liberal european environmentalist points out that europe promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions but didn't cut them. >> we managed to cut half what you accidentally happened to do when you stumbled on fracking. >> john: so it brings fuel cheaper, maybe better for the world. why are these people so mad? >> they worry about energy companies shoving these dangerous chemicals into the ground. >> this is seen sfraen a documentary called gas lane. >> the documentary gas land. >> they gave it director an emmy and matt damon features greedy energy companies destroying the promised land. >> if it happens to one of us, it could happen to us all of us. >> john: yoko ono started artists against fracking. and so is the left win
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm EDT
these products that land in your home. so let's tap into what is going on in america's factories. we have the chief economist from the national association of manufacturers. chad, thanks for being with us. obviously a lot of the goods that eric will sell, some of them are not made in america. so the drop in durable goods is not just a reflection on manufacturing, and this is an industry that has shown remarkable strength at times as this economic recovery has been going on. so give me your sense of this. >> we have seen a renaissance in manufacturing since the end of the recession. we have added about 500,000 workers. i mean just last week we had a study that said that u.s. manufacturing is going to be much more competitive over the next decade, and that's definitely one of those trends that you continue to hear more about. >> but competitiveness can be a code word for meaning you can make more stuff per hour worked. so a manufacturing resurgence has not meant a manufacturing job return. >> as i said we have added 500,000 workers in the sector over all, and you are continuing to see much
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:30pm EDT
is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. what happens when social media uncovers unheard and fascinating news stories? >> they share it on a stream. would probably be very good at that also. that is it for al-jazeera america. ♪ schwartz: martyn stacey has also been campaigning for tighter controls on adventure tour operators. schwartz: ballooning may appear to be the gentlest of extreme sports but this is a four tonne aircraft with more power than many a light plane and no brakes. a pilot can take the craft up or down but direction is determined by the wind. martyn stacey: "
LINKTV
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
islamic nations. iran cut off petroleum exports to the united states. america felt it was held hostage by dependence on foreign oil. as the price of a gallon of gas passed a dollar, congress debated closing off 100 million alaskan acres to mineral exploitation. the bill would double our national park system. alaska congressman don young was outraged. how selfish and ridiculous can we be when we think we can live within ourselves? we have billions of people in asia alone, south america is suffering from starvation, and we're going to set aside 175 million acres of land for a playground that has all the minerals and oil and resources-- timber and hydropower? that's asinine! other congressmen saw the issue in more personal terms. arizona congressman mo udall. the most important thing to me is that it's there. you get a real lift from getting out of the artificial world and being with nature. not only oil lay beneath the tundra. minerals vital to national defense were being imported from the third world while unknown quantities waited in alaska. the amounts were assumed to be vast. the ala
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 7:30am EDT
for independence, our constitution, bill of rights, and why would they think that? and how is it that america today has allowed the aclu step-by-step to make this into a very secular nation where it's almost a crime to even have an expression of judeo-christian belief in a school or in the public square, or as i'm arguing, the aclu is about to move in to the churches to criminalize christianity. i think that's where it's ultimately headed. when i started researching "bad samaritans," i realized that the foundation of the aclu was in radical socialism and even communism. the founders, some of the original board members were writing books like soviet-american. it had its origin, the aclu, in the end of world war i and the very sabbaticals who opposed going into the military, including the founder of the organization itself. now, the evolution of the aclu was to embrace these socialists radical principles. some of the members being communists. outright communist. i document it fully in the book, and the goal was to attack america, to transfer him a -- transom america into a socialist state. to do that
PBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
news america reporting from washington. i am jane o'briant. u.s. western inspectors are met with gunfire as they try to reach the site of a chemical attack. there is tough talk against the assad regime. >> make no mistake. president obama there must be accountability for those who would use the world most heinous weapons against the world's most honorable people. >> the high-profile trial draws to a close in china. now he also awaits the verdict. animals have long world rushes arctic oceans. oil and gas are moving and. tonight we look at the potential impact. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. a moral obscenity is what the u.s. secretary of state is accusing the assad regime of perpetrating against its own. today he ramped up the pressure by saying the syrian government was behind the use of chemical weapons last week and has now destroyed the evidence. this comes as inspectors trying to get to the scene of the alleged attack were fired on today. , watched byamascus the world, inspector set up this morning to visit one of the site of
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 12:00am PDT
here tonight. and let me begin by saying that we really don't have a health care crisis in america. you hear that all of the time. we have a health care crisis. no, we don't. we have a health crisis. people from all over the world come here for health care, don't they in why? we have good health care system. what we don't have is a nation of healthy people. and the result is the costs are out of control. so what we are going to do tonight, begin to talk about what we need to do to make the positive changes. and by the way, one of the challenges from the obama care from the beginning, it is not a health care reform system. it is an insurance program. that's what it is. it is an insurance program. and i want you to think about that. making people covered. and having them is a depend thing. having car insurance would give you more a gallon. and if you had life insurance ld never do i. having insurance may only give you greater access to the doctor and the real issue is addressing the fact that we are a nation that is pretty sick. 80 percent about 80 percent of the health care costs in the
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ >>> myth number 5, our drinking water is in danger was r because oil companies frack. frack? what's that? >> end fracking now. >> the controversy is over chemicals being injected into the earth to break up rock and release natural gas. >> fracking means shoving water and chemicals into the ground, fracturing the rock to release oil and gas. this has been done for 60 years. but recently, geologists learned how to drill sideways. result? america now has much more and, therefore, cheaper natural gas. this means families pay less to heat their homes. soon, america may be self sufficient in energy. also, if you're worried about global warming, burning natural gas releases less greenhouse gas than oil or coal. >> fracking feels wrong. it feels like you're pumping stuff into mother earth. but it's an amazing story. >> a liberal european environmentalist points out that europe promised to
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am EDT
... [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. >> the horrors of solitary confinement in prison on movies and television, on shawshank redemption, and hbo's oz. whatever it's called, with he all know it's a place you don't want to go. >> i want to protect you. ple you out of that one bunk and cast you out with the sodomites. >> to take a closer look at solitary, and why more than 80,000 inmates find themselves there, dolores, she's from anaheim, california, and she's the mother of john martinez, convicted in 1992 of second-degree murder, and he has spent the last years in solitary confinement in pellic an bay. and richard macnamara, a corrections officer at
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 11:45pm EDT
university press this coming fall. >> you are watching book tv on c-span2. we are the bookexpo america publishers annual trade show in new york city. joining us now where is the well-known best-selling author who's written over 20 books, biographies on james monroe, patrick henry and his latest book called mr. president george washington and the making of the nation's highest office. what did you discover new about george washington and this biography? >> the constitution had executive power in a president of the united states, but it failed to disclose what those powers were to visit and it didn't even tell the president how to use them. it told them simply that he was to execute the office of the president. what does that mean? it means nothing today. it meant nothing then and that is what the framers wanted. they had lived for years under an absolute monarchies in indolent and under the tyranny of that malarkey and they were not about to recreate the rtc they created a figurehead in the first president of taking the oath of office was to be just that and george washington and penn t
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. are what the latest polls. a small percentage want their president to act, but about 60% say america should not stay away -- i mean, it should stay away civil war in syria. but there is a statement that obama should do more for the rebels then just send them on, while almost 80%, i should say 90% to not want america to help the opposition. meanwhile, the medical charity doctors without borders say they received more than 3000 patients suffering when the chemical assault happened. 350 people died, but who was behind the attack is still hard to verify. this is the rebel group saying they have got their largest shipment of weapons in the past three days, with the u.s. military buildup in the region. one man says this is not a coincidence. >> we have to see these elements as connected, as related to each other, as a strategy to try to reverse the course that the war has taken, where the government has made very significant gains, and to try to stifle the effort to bring down the independent government of syria. there are a lot of weapons out there in the world. there are rebel groups at this po
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
has an official challenger in the america's cup. that's straight ahead. >>> also strong words from syria. what officials are saying about a chemical weapons attack and the harsh warning for the u.s. >>> and the latest local target and protes >>> displaying large rainbow flags, a group in san francisco protested russia's law banning what the country calls gay propaganda. the group gays without borders picketed st. nicholas orthodox church in the castro. they want a dialogue with the church. no one at the church could be reached for comment. >>> anti-government rebels claim 300 people died after a toxic gas attack last week. the white house says there is, quote, very little doubt that syria used chemical weapons against its own citizens. syria's deputy foreign minister denies it. >> this is a big lie. and in syria we have a responsible government, but at the same time we have irresponsible enemies. >> the syrian government accuses rebels of the attack and warn the united states not to launch any military action saying such a move would set the middle east ablaze. president obama is l
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
u-s-a for the americas cup. emirates team new zealand -- seen here with the red sail -- bt italy's luna rossa challengr the louis vuitton cup this >>> good evening. the peewees will go for the america's cup. playing new zealand. kpix5 don kna about pp is at pier 27 with a look at the day in sailing. don? >>> fog is just part of the game here. today, a boat emerged from the fog. >> reporter: it was not wind but fog that challenged the teams for the america's cup. >> it is just all of our hopes and dreams. we get to go on and go through to the end. bring home the cup. >> reporter: the wind hits the summer that saw a team member killed and a capsizing of the swiss boat over a debate for the change for rutters for safety that some said will handicap their boats. it was tossed by an international sailing jury. despite criticism, fans defended the billionaire's sport. >> i can not imagine a prettier place. people are enjoying it. i think it is a great deal for the sport. >> just three super high-tech 72 foot catamarans competed. and today new zealand became the challenger. >> the win
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
advances to america's cup finals. >>> good evening. >>> tonight, that wildfire near yosemite rages on while firefighters are slowing the advance of the northern area of the park. flames are jumping from treetop to treetop. 225 square miles burned and the fire is only 7% contained. and, now, we are learning it has burned a family camp owned by the city of berkeley. the extent of the damage is unclear at this point. the camp was evacuated last tuesday along with other camps in the area. >>> it has been seven-days since the rim fire first broke out. today, a firefighter, who is on the fire lines, weighed in on the outlook. how long could it be before the entire fire is put out? >> i think 100%, dead out is going to be the wintertime. >> months. >> months. >> cbs reporter, brown, shows us how firefighters are scrambling to work with the fire. >> reporter: they focus on the west side. winds 20 miles per hour spreading the flames sunday afternoon. >> knowing exactly where it is going to go with the wind is unpredictable. the fire teams are waiting nearby to protect homes just in case this iratti
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. they're called the freedom fighters. >> reporter: for too long in america segregation in the south was synonymous. but in the 1960s a new generation armed with a new supreme court decision prohibiting discrimination challenged the status quo in the south. >> this land is composed of two different cultures. a white culture and a colored culture and i've lived close to them all my life. but i'm told that we mistreated them and that we must change and these changes are coming faster than i expected. >> reporter: in the 50s, change wasn't just coming it had arrived. blacks were risking their homes, their jobs even their lives for freedom and equality for a taste of america's democracy. >> i was hit in the head with a wooden crate. knocked down, bloodied and i was going in and out of consciousness. i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: georgia congressman john lewis was a young man in 1961 a student when he boarded a bus and enbarked on a journey to desegregation. known as the freedom ride, they organized it in 1961. seven blacks and six whites left washington, d.c. on two buses t
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 10:30am PDT
america i move forward from kansas city so i know that middle america looks up to san francisco. so what can the city's do not only the tech world is leading the world but in the technology industries they're not as progressive as in the tech community part what are your thoughts in the tech community leading the way to be more progressive on immigration and the city of san francisco leading the way for other cities of embracing immigrants. people not knowing we pay the same taxes and have the same obliterations as the rest of the americans. so what can the city and a tech destroy do. that's why the silicon leadership group who have all those members to make sure that all clusters emphasize the need for all immigration. we want to get to one more person >> i'm here actually, i went through the exact same issue i was a foreign student and it took me looked at to get the green card. i'm not sure in the category i see less than 20 thousand people in america - the question i have why people say the farm worker when you look at the - they have the h1 b visa which means allowing both peo
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 10:00pm EDT
been done for 60 years. but recently, geologists learned how to drill sideways. result? america now has much more and, therefore, cheaper natural gas. this means families pay less to heat their homes. soon, america may be self sufficient in energy. also, if you're worried about global warming, burning natural gas releases less greenhouse gas than oil or coal. >> fracking feels wrong. it feels like you're pumping stuff into mother earth. but it's an amazing story. >> a liberal european environmentalist points out that europe promised to cut its greenhouse gas i'm missiemissiot didn't cut them much. >> in europe we only managed to cut half when you guys accidentally stumbled to do in fracking. >> fracking is cheaper, plentiful. maybe better for the world. why are these people so mad? >> end fracking now! end fracking now! >> they worry about energy companies shoving these dangerous chemicals into the ground. >> this is a scene from an anti-fracking documentary called "gasland." >> for the documentary featuring "gasland," john fox. >> hollywood gave the director an emmy and matt damon's la
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
team oracle usa for the america's cup next month. this will be new zealand's fifth appearance in the last six america's cup races. >>> reporter: san francisco fog might dampen an airshow or fireworks but it's just part of the game for the sailing teams competing to race oracle for the america's cup. new zealand whisked out of the fog to defeat italy's luna rossa team. >> we mean to go on and do the whole deal at the end, you know. we want to bring home the cup. >> reporter: the win caps a tumultuous summer that saw artemis team member andrew simpson killed. followed by a fierce debate over a physical change to rudders for safety that some teams said would hinder the boats. the alteration was tossed out. despise criticism of the america's cup as an overbehind billionaire's sport, bay area sailing fans flocked to watch and defend the races. >> absolutely. i can't think of a prettier venue and the fact that they are still racing the 45s after this is over, i think the excitement is there and people are really enjoying it and i think that's doing a great deal for the sport. >> rep
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 10:00pm EDT
stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, while the death toll from cholera continues to rise, a new fight for justice has begun. mario joseph is the most famous lawyer in haiti. he's won landmark victories for victims of political persecution. today, he's collecting medical records. with very limited resources mario is representing thousands of haitians who've been affected by cholera. it's the case of his life - they're trying to sue the united nations. >> the united nations have a lot of money, we don't have. and they have a lot of -- a hundred thousand lawyers. we have only 12! the balance is for them. if they need to comply with the law, the balance is for us! >> the lawsuit - filed in november 2011 - claims that un failures to screen its soldiers for cholera and follow international rules on waste disposal constitute gross negligence. it's based on the
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 1:20am EDT
in america the case of how the skipper's military presence, the professor's intelligence, and if shows that the man -- he really was representative of america and the heart of the show. the producer was really thrilled with the able sincerity, and he confirmed it said that's what he's trying to co. >> was it reflective of the era of the early 'out of. >> absolutely. i was particularly fascinated going back and watching it to see how many cold war themes in it. there was an episode about russia. there were several episodes about the race. it's very interesting to go back and see how many shows do reflect their times. >> back to your newest book, "invisible hand in popular culture "bhop is the director? >> he is one of those guys he worked with the great european director and ended up working with what of called -- [inaudible] churning out cheap movie with a star with the tight and made something up. made he made something of it. and the french film theaterrist discovered him and made an era out of it. >> we're [inaudible] >> what about "star trek." >> that's a chapter on the tv show hav
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
. highlights ahead in aljazeera america sports. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. was not me. check us out 24 hours a day on >> sentencing begins today for dr. nidal hasan, convicted last week for the 2009 shooting spree at ford hood that left 13 dead. thirty others were wounded in the deadly effort mass shooting ever on a military insulation. heidi zhou-castro joins us now. what can we expect in today's proceeding? >> well, morgan, today is day one of the prosecution's case for capital punishment. we know at least one family member of each of the 13 people killed by hassan will be taking the stand, plus three more of the wounded will be giving their testimony, bringing the total number of witnesses for the government to just around 20. the bigger question is what, if anything will hassan say when it's his turn. he did ask the judge f
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, but in chicago it's reading, writing and risk. >>> and immigrants in somalia making a new home in america down on the farm. and you can kiss that puppy goodbye, chula vista would answer back. they would come up clutch. jianca rlo, and california is back on top, 4-3. but buckle up, this game was a rollercoaster ride. the bottom of the fifth, they would probably be very good at that also. that is it for al-jazeera america. >> welcome back to al jazeera. i'm dell walters. chicago's public schools are under the microscope as more than 400,000 children are back in class. many of these children attending new schools under less than desirable circumstances. faced with unfamiliar neighborhood and forced to walk longer distances to get through, and then through violenc violend gang-ridden areas. it does sound like reading, writing and risk, are the kids safe? >> reporter: that's right. that's something on the minds of teachers, students and parents today. they have 300 safe passage designated routes over the school year for students to get their kids to newly designated schools. police will be along th
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in america. you hear that all the time. we have a health care crisis. no, we don't. we have a health crisis. if you think about it, people from all over the world come here for health care, don't they? why? because we have an incredibly good health care system. what we don't have is a nation of healthy people. and the result is that the costs are out of control. i want to begin to talk about what we need to do to make positive changes. by the way, one of the challenges i had with obama care from the beginning is it is not a health care reform system, not a health reform system, it is an insurance program. that's what it is, it is an insurance program. i want you to think about that. making people covered, having them insured is a good thing, but it doesn't make them healthier. if it did, having home insurance would make your home safer, right? having car insurance would give you better miles per gallon. if you have life insurance, you would never die. so the fact is having insurance may help only to give you greater access to the doctor, which may have the residual effect of making you heal
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT
% of the time. >>> it will be in new zealand for the showdown for the america's cup. the deciding race of the cup today. the victory makes team new zealand the challenger for the u.s. for the 54th america's cup. it is the 5th time in the past americaa's cups that new zealand will be in the final match up. >>> sprinting out in the open while being ambushed. not one to take credit an army sergeant with bay area ties gets the highest military honor. why he said it is important. >>> and something smells a little fish nethis area of san rafael, no, really, it stinks. i will tell you what it is and why nothing has been done about it. >>> drizzle and sizzle this afternoon. good evening, everybody. the back to work and back to school forecast as the news continues on kpix five ,,,,,, 'til labor day to reward yourself! get 48 months interest-free financing on the entire tempur-pedic cloud collection. not to labor the point... but this sale won't last long! ♪ mattress discounters! he stench coming f >>> well, people living in one neighborhood are saying enough is enough. they can not take the
LINKTV
Aug 26, 2013 2:30pm PDT
of their own? when foreign steelmakers were pricing america's largest steel mills out of the market, how could a minimill hope to compete? baseball. for millions, a pastime. for a few, a paycheck. why was this man's paycheck half a million dollars a year? a visit to a modern shopping center yields a bewildering display of goods and services, the products of a free market. who's to say this is what we want or what we need? markets-- do they meet our needs? economic analyst richard gill will help us examine that question on economics usa. i'm david schoumacher. the american economy-- the sum total of what goes on in shopping malls, car dealers, supermarkets stock exchanges, 7-elevens, and gas stations all around the country. millions of buy-and-sell decisions everday, trillions of dollars worth every year. and those decisions affect every part of our lives. who decides between a room with a view and a house in the suburbs? in our demand and supply economy who demands and who supplies? 1945. world war ii was over. millions of ex-gis came home fell in love, got married, and started families. and
KBCW
Aug 25, 2013 10:00pm PDT
not be attorney general and barrack obama wouldn't be president of the united states of america. >> reporter: there are more on the streets and in jails. >> we are dealing with crime and punishment and race in society. >> i have a dream. >> reporter: 50 years after that speech and on the other side of the country still struggled today. >> we still self segregate. it is a city of san francisco problem. >>> tomorrow a soldier is awarded the highest honor. staff sergeant ty carter will be at a white house ceremony. he is from antioch. he was in a battle 4 years ago. he doesn't like to take credit, but he will bring attention to post traumatic stress disorder. >>> new zealand has reason to celebrate. they sailed past competitors. they are sailing for the america's cup. kpix5, they are up against stiff competition. >> reporter: an air show and fireworks, but it is just part of the team racing against oracle. new zealand whisked out of the fog against italy. >> we want to bring home the cup. >> reporter: the summer saw and andrew simpson killed and a rudder change. it was tossed out by a sailing j
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
:30 when we check with abc7 news reporter cornell bernard and an update. at 7:00, "good morning america" will have a report from the fire lines after the abc7 news. >> now the new bay bridge where we are a little more than two days away from the closure to get ready for the debut. that closing starts late in the evening on wednesday august 28. it will last for up to five full days over the long labor day holiday. the bridge will re-open by tuesday, september 3rd, the day after labor day. preparations for the closing are underway. we are joined from the toll plaza with more on what is happening. matt? >> three toll lanes are closed over the past weekend so they could put in fast-track only lanes for the new bridge. you can see all the lanes are back only this morning and the work is done. all 9 bay bridge is closed to prepare for the opening of the new eastern span after labor day with no traffic allowed for four days going wednesday night at 8:00 and the closures starts with rolling traffic blocks by c.h.p. on the main roads leading to the bridge with on ramps in oakland and san francis
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
elected. i wanted to do health care. >> here in america, in the wealthiest nation on earth, no illness or accident should lead to any family's financial ruin. >> you need to pay attention to what's happening in your backyard. >> defund obama care. >> defund obama care sue repeal obama care. ♪ ♪ i want it now, i want it all >> i wanted to do health care because i knew it could change the country and i knew it could help people. >> we see this coming. just like the tie tannic. >> on the ship we're going to die. >> are you saying that society should let him die? >> no. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. all right? there are 47% who are with him who are -- who believe that they are victims. >> that's who the republicans are. we shouldn't be talking about infrastructure investment, investment in education, investment in workers and going round two on health care. >> i want to repeal the law of the land. is that clear. >> we will not back down from that fight. >> i've been very proud to do that. ♪ >> let's go. let's hit the road. >> good to h
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
america's national security agency cracked the code of the united nations' internal video conferencing network last year. that led to the significant jump in the nsa's reporting on the u.n. a u.n. spokesman says the bugging violates international agreements. they say they will not respond to the documents and that the u.s. engages in the same intelligence gathering activities as other nations. >>> the keystone pipeline decision could be pushed back to 2014. however, a published report is dispute thad an inspector general's inquiry into a possible conflict of interest involving a contractor is holding things up. they don't deny the potential delay. >>> still ahead -- is america running out of doctors? first, how the veterans administration actually encourages employees to take the easy way out at the veterans' expense. i'm angela, and i didn't think i could quit smoking but chantix helped me do it. i told my doctor i think i'm... i'm ready. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. i knew that i coul
NBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
'm at america's cup park where a challenger has been established at the conclusion of the louis vuitton cup finals, and it's setting up to what should be a very competitive america's cup. we'll fill you in coming up. >>> syria announced today that it will allow u.n. inspectors to inspect the area where people were killed. >> obama we need your help! >> reporter: outside the white house, demonstrators called on president obama to halt the bloodshed in syria. u.s. officials say there's little doubt chemical weapons were used last week in an attack that killed hundreds, leaving the president to consider plans for a possible military strike. >> we are prered to exercise whatever option, if he decides to employ one of those options. >> reporter: as the white house spent the weekend lining up support from other world power, syria finally agreed to let u.n. inspectors see the attack site on monday. the area has been shelved for the last five day, likely destroying evidence. >> i think we will respond in a surge callaway. >> reporter: though some are calls for action, few want boots on the ground.
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in the community. that's why we don't have the connection to america that we need. we need to deal with that. >> right, jobs and justice. i wanted to play one thing we heard from reverend sharpton at the march. >> when they ask us for our voter i.d., take out a photo of medgar evers, take out a photo of goodman cheney. take out a photo of viol viola louisa. they gave their lives to we could vote. look at this photo. it gives you the i.d. of who we are. >> he was so powerful. >> what was the reaction to that? >> huge reaction to the crowd to his entire speech. it was really an emotional crescendo of the event, i would say. >> yeah, people were moved. he brought the preacherly rhythms to it and reminded us of the violence and history we've gone through to get to this moment and how important it is to keep going. there's been blood that's been spilled for us to get here. >> it seemed like that was a lot of the focus, was to this next generation coming up, to continue this fight. i mean, representative john lewis called on young people to get out there, push and pull, make america what america s
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> making news in america this morning, tensions rise today. teams poised to probe a suspected chemical attack in syria as washington moves one step closer to military action. we are live with the latest. >>> growing concerns. a raging wildfire shows no signs of slowing down this california, and it could soon start affecting the water supply of an entire city. >>> hit-and-run on the racetrack. a driver takes out the pit crew costing him the race. who is really to blame? >>> the reunion, the performances and the outfits. we have the good, the bad and the ugly, the very ugly, on the mtv video music awards. ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. we begin with the mounting crisis in syria pushing the u.s. one step closer to military action. >> as the u.n. weapons inspections team today heads to the site of an apparent chemical weapons attack, last week the u.s. was considering its military options. abc's devin dwyer has the very, and he has latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning, diana and john. that's right, u.s. officials are in the midst of urgent consultations over syria. t
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking now, that massive fire at yosemite now threatening thousands of homes as it gets closer to the drinking water for san francisco. giant smoke clouds creating dangerous weather patterns as flash floods trap drivers and even this big rig in the southwest. >>> on the brink. the white house ramping up right now for a possible military strike against syria as the syrian president speaks out overnight saying any intervention by the u.s. will end in failure. u.n. inspectors looking for chemical weapons there fired on this morning. >>> donald trump at war, fighting back against a $40 million lawsuit alleging his trump university was a sham real estate course making false promises. >> at trump university we teach success. that's what it's all about. >> the donald joins us live with his response. ♪ bye bye bye >>> and music history made. 'n sync back together for a blockbuster reunion they said would never happen. now, they all speak out about being together. >>> gaga goes wild. >>> katy perry roars. the morning after the vmas it's time for the gmas. >>
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 1:00pm EDT
. >> there ca can't be an unilatel america support. you have to have shared responsibility. >> whatever you do militarily has some political purpose and moves us towards a resolution of the situation. so there is no point in firing a weapon, dropping a bomb to drop a bomb. >> reporter: the syrian government and the rebels have promised a cease-fire in the area of the alleged attack to u.n. inspectors can gather evidence. activists are blaming pro niner gunmen for the attack on the u.n. vehicle: the u.n. team has now managed to get in the area. this area filmed by an activist shows them gathering evidence and speaking to witnesses, whatever they find the calls for intervention from western governments and their allies is getting louder. al jazeera. >> secretary of state john kerry is said to address the situation in syria in an hour. david, the newspapers in beirut indicate war in syria is a forgone conclusion. >> reporter: well, as we said before, dell, that's right. here is the front page of today's paper. a reminder of the way things seem and feel in beirut, the national newspaper. "drums o
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
. >> the america's cup showdown is set next. which international team will challenge the united states for san francisco bay? >> u.n. inspecters try to get to the bottom of a chemical weapons attack. >> the 197th edition of the farmer's only -- almanac. >> tesla is outselling ten makes including cadillac, cries her, audi, mercedes but only offers one model for $62,000! at the box office a win for "the butler," taking in $17 million. the comedy "we are the millers" was next at 2nd. >> subway will offer sandwiches on garlic bread but not available cross the country until >> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos and all bay area this is abc7 news. >> this week marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on washington, dc, and dr. martin luther king's "i have a dream" speak. president obama will speak at the "let freedom risk" on the steps where dr. king spoke. >> u.n. inspectors are on the way to investigate an alleged chemical attack. it is not clear if the team is heading to a suburb of damascus where it happened. opposition leaders say up to 1,300 people were killed by the alleged chemical we
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 9:30am PDT
panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorney and helped folks to 0 reunite with their families. but at the time the direction connect to the history of the city being a city of immigrants 35 percent of all the small businesses in san francisco was owned by an immigrant. our whole history this city's been built on good immigrants who found ideas and employed others. and today that story has not changed. i think that the businesses in succeed if we have good sound business policies but we make sure there's comprehensive immigration reform. because we've he learned over the years is that there are millions of people in the state of california and undocumented folks in san francisco t
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
ideas and the hope of the world is reflected in america. how do he get the conversation from the immigrant conversation without u out of fear to one of hope and about why we're the encounter country in the world. how do we get that conversation reignited here with our folks. i'm proud to be an american and we'll always celebrate the opportunity in this country. so from a senate side we're not going to have family - for many others when we became successful i wanted to share that with our family members. we've also been strong in family where's that tradition. so i want to go back to let's not have immigration reform based on fear but being the open light to the rest of the world. and with the attitude and spirit then you start saying what makes our country successful. it will not discriminate against gaze and lesbians. we can do more in our immigration policies. this is an opportunity in the celebration of our country let's not make decisions out of fear but out of a progressive approach. so we can have the talent and the values of what we believe in to be reflected in a good
FOX Business
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and not get sued along with everybody else. bank of america got hit last week, citigroup is being looked at obviously we have mentioned jpmorgan and everything you can think of. iizm think you're going to havo see housing bank stocks will react to these lawsuits which will be sizable in number. melissa: thank you for coming on the show, we appreciate your time. that everybody agrees with the rising rate will not kill the housing recovery. the other side is founder and ceo, welcome to the show. what did you agree with and disagree with what you just heard? >> i disagree with the notion rates will not have an impact on demand. but i agree with the concept that overall housing is going to see a decline both in prices and demand overall. melissa: why do you think that? >> there are several factors at play. if we look at the interest rate factor we first had addressed, the interest rates while looking at it the past 30 years for example there is not a direct correlation with interest rates increases and a drop in demand. however there is a correlation between the affordability of a home, if
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, i doubt that will ruin his day. what's the difference between two young americas, one thirst for attention and the other achievement. personally, i'd like to hear more about ty carter, an amazing hero who devotes his time to wounded warriors. carter doesn't see his own heroism, he describes it as a failure for one fellow soldier he rescued, died later from his wounds, you have to read the whole story, it's pretty incredible. it won't win any awards from mtv, that's an award in and of itself. this guy's won more medals than michael phelps and u sasain bol combined. >> i think it's important to remember what happened that day. his group was in afghanistan, and they came under attack from above by 300 taliban, there were a small group of american soldiers there, the forward machine gunner was running out of bullets, this guy carried them out to 1 yards of open fire, and gave the machine guns. and then another one of his guys got shot, he went 100 yards to pick him up in the midst of all this fire, and took him back to the medevac tent. they take over with the guy who couldn't sh
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